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Beautiful image with great discussion points and classic histology.

----Comment by: PathDoc15 on 7/24/2008 5:00:39 PM

Classic histology for what? PLGA, ACC, or PA?

----Comment by: Iago on 7/25/2008 8:39:17 AM

This is adenoid cystic carcinoma of the hard palate. 100% of the biopsy was lesional tissue. The degreee of cribiforming is good for that diagnosis. Smaller biopsies, or biopsies with less diagnostic tissue than this could be signed out as c/w ACC BUT PLGA and PA can not be ruled out due to the limited nature of the biopsy.

----Comment by: Iago on 7/30/2008 2:03:47 PM

Classic histology for adenoid cystic... (sorry for the delayed reponse). Don't forget, these occur in locations other than the salavary glands. This is a great example in breast - [Ref #1]

----Comment by: PathDoc15 on 7/30/2008 5:07:16 PM

Adenoid cystic carcinoma; can perform p63 or other basal cell markers to visialise the peripheral layer of basaloid cells.

----Comment by: SALH on 4/10/2009 1:07:23 AM

SALH - welcome to the Site! Agree adenoid cystic. I have no idea why I though this was in the breast back in 2008... although there is also a nice post on the site of adenoid cytic carcinoma in breast - [Ref #1]

----Comment by: PathDoc15 on 4/10/2009 5:08:22 AM

We need to get Iago to update the tags...

----Comment by: PathDoc15 on 4/10/2009 5:09:03 AM


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